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Leszek Wyczokowski

Biography

Born into a family of artists in Zielonka, Poland in 1950, he immigrated to Canada in 1978. Leszek received his first artistic training at an early age from his father. His formal education was obtained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland and in Canada at the Ontario College of Art. He has traveled through Asia and Europe and has exhibited in one-man and group shows in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Poland, Sweden and the United States. Leszek Wyczokowski's works appear in public and private collections in Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the United States. Leszek Wyczolkowski is living and working in Toronto, Canada.

"I want my work to serve the contemplation which is so necessary to a person, in order to discover one's own self and one's own link with the world. I like to Maintain a dialogue with the viewer. I never give an answer, I let the reaction depend on who sees it."

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1997     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1997     Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz, Poland

1996     The Polish Museum of America, Chicago, USA

1996     Mississauga Art Gallery, Mississauga, Ont.

1996     Regional Museum in Siedlce, Poland

1995     Municipality of Athens Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece

1995     World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, Canada

1994     Stara Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1994     National Museum in Cracow, Poland

1994     The Archdiocese Museum of Warsaw, Poland

1994     Centre of Culture and Art, Kalisz, Poland

1993     Focus Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1992     World Trade Centre, Toronto, Canada

1992     Galerie d"Art Sweetland, Ottawa, Canada
1992     Point Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1991     Centre of Culture and Art, Kalisz, Poland

1990     The Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz, Poland

1989     Gallery Zet, Zielonka, Poland

1989     Art Gallery Planty 3, Cracow, Poland

1988     Morin- Miller Galeries,New York City, USA

1988     Region of Peel Gallery, Brampton, Canada

1988     University of Toronto,Toronto, Canada

1987     Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1987     L'Alliance Francaise, Ottawa, Canada

1987     The Upstairs Gallery, Port Credit, Canada

1986     Teatr Polski, Warsaw, Poland

1985     Dolores LeBlanc Patenaude, Ottawa, Canada

1985     Columbus Centre Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1984     City Hall, Ottawa, Canada

1984     Posk Gallery, London, Great Britain

1984     Gayton Gallery, London, Great Britain

1983     Kaiser House Galleries, Kleinburg, Canada

1983     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1982     Galerie Montcalm, Hull, Canada

1982     Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto, Canada

1982     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1982     Gallery 76, Toronto, Canada

1982     Dragonskolans Konst-Klubb, Umea, Sweden

1981     Polish Culture Centre, Toronto, Canada

1981     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1980     Toniara Art Gallery, Mississauga, Canada

1980     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1980     East York Library, Toronto, Canada

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1996     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1996     Harbourfront Centre's York Quay Gallery, Toronto, Ont.

1995     O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ont.

1995     Region of Peel Gallery, Brampton, Ont.

1994     Mississauga Art Gallery, Mississauga, Canada

1994     The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

1994     Union League Club, Chicago, USA

1994     Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, USA

1993     The Polish Museum of Amerika, Chicago, USA

1993     Meisner SOHO, New York City, USA

1992     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1992     World Trade Centre, Toronto, Canada

1992     City Hall, Toronto, Canada

1992     Zamek Gallery, Reszel, Poland

1992     Gallery Plantage, Goteborg, Sweden

1991     Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1991     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1990     Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1990     Galerie d'Art Sweetland, Ottawa, Canada

1990     Regional Museum in Siedlce, Poland

1990     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1989     Art Expo NY, New York City, USA

1989     Vorpal Gallery, New York City, USA

1988     Maximillian Gallery, New York City, USA

1988     Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto,Canada

1988     Art Expo NY, New York City, USA

1988     Galerie d'Art Sweetland, Ottawa, Canada

1988     Witten Gallery, King City, Canada

1987     The Printmaker Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1987     Art Dialogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1986     The Printmaker Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1986     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1986     University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

1986     Yaneff Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1984     City Hall, Toronto, Canada

1984     Canadian Ukrainian Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada

1983     Yaneef Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1983     Art Expo New York, New York City, USA

1982     Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1982     Art Toronto,'82, Toronto, Canada

1981     Galerie Surrealiste, Toronto, Canada

1981     Art Expo New York, New York City, USA

1980     Art Toronto, '80 , Toronto, Canada

1980     City Hall, Ottawa, Canada

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of North York - Toronto
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce - Toronto
Embassy of Republic of Poland - Ottawa
Canadian Opera Company- Toronto
The Granite Club- Toronto
Museum of Modern Art- Montreal
Mississauga Art Gallery- Mississauga
National Bank of Canada- Montreal
Northern Telecom- Mississauga
Royal Bank- Toronto
Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
National Library in Paris
Canadian Embassy in Poland-Poland
National Museum in Cracow
National Museum in Warsaw
The Archdiocese Museum of Warsaw
Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz
Regional Museum in Siedlce
National Library in Warsaw
City of Zielonka
City of Umea, Sweden
Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The American Institute of Polish Culture, Miami, FL
The Polish Museum of American- Chicago

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